Surfing Magazine’s Ocean Beach SF -Go There!

November 17th, 2011 | By | 2,232 Comments

All year the surf cynics naysayed this season’s big city surf venues on the World Tour, but the conditions at SF and NY bested favorite stops like Trestles and Bells.

The boys elated escaping remote destinations with no diversions for laydays or early exits . Exploring the city with celebrity status was a new experience for most, and twitter post leaked that pro surfers still rage the night before competition to the likes of Archy or Occy.

Enjoy this Surfing Magazine spread that shows OB in all its glory. Reader beware: Ocean Beach is waaaaay heavier than it looks.
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Rip Curl Pro Search: The City

We hoped you enjoyed Surfing’s OB experience, unfortunately The Rip Curl Pro Search is taking a 1 year hiatus to make room for Volcom Pro Fiji.

If this just convinced you to take a surf trip to Ocean Beach San Fransisco, here’s SWELL’s top 6 places to go thaw out your feet.
1. Mollusk Surf Shop -Trip out on iconoclastic surf expression
2. Java Beach Coffee Shop -Get over it and order a Latte
3. Zeitgeist Beer Garden -Very Liberal With Their Pours…and just about anything
4. Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant -Eat, Drink, Mind-Surf
5. Sutro Heights Park -Perched over Kelly’s Cove
6. Club 540 -Order a shot of Chartreuse and your toes will tingle

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New at SWELL: Kane & Unke Classic Outerwear with a Simple Mission

November 17th, 2011 | By | 7,730 Comments

New at SWELL, Kane & Unke stands for a simple brand, with a simple mission: Draw. Cut. Sew.
Focusing on the classics, the brand plays off of subtle detaining and premium, classic construction. It’s this tactful lack of fluffery, from both the branding and styles, that makes Kane & Unke shine…in all of its grey, utilitarian glory.

For essentials that would make Gandhi look Gaudi: Kane & Unke


Win It Wednesday – Autonomous Sneaky Hoody

November 15th, 2011 | By | 3,792 Comments

Enter to Win The Autonomous Sneaky Hoody at

With the zip off hood the sneaky hoodie lets you easily transition from day to night. Whether you are cruising to the gym or hanging watching the game, the hoodie’s got enough secrets to keep you styled out and ready to rock.

The Sneaky Auto zip up hoody has tech features like water resistant fleece body, a removable hood, sporty thumb holes, and mp3 player pocket.

The goal at autonomous is to give you the tools to be who you want to be when you want to. They provide next generation activewear for the independent minded peeps of the world.

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AutonomousUSA donates 5% of its profits to the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Athletes for a Cure in addition to raising awareness for the cause by attending sporting events nationwide. Each pair of shorts includes a light blue drawstring to symbolize the connection between autonomousUSA and the Foundation. Did you know 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with Prostate Cancer? No? Well now you do, go get checked!

Stay autonomous.

New from Toddland Check Out New (and Undoubtedly Original) Clothing and Accessories from Toddland

November 15th, 2011 | By | 3,437 Comments

Introducing…new flair from the Land o’ Todd. As expected, the new collection is filled with unexpected quirk- a Purrrrvert cat, stache’d athletic apparel, and “the Greatest Pants in the Universe.”
Our top 2 picks (because no one can choose between a majestic reindeer and respiratory-challenged puppy): the Toddland Deer Fleece and Toddland Pug sweatshirt.
See more here: Toddland Clothing

What’s your favorite new style from Toddland?